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Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
children's. up to now we've had a un environment program in kenya; klaus tÖpfer was its director for many years. but this program is very small and not influential enough. that's why we want it to become a real organization -- like unesco or the un food and agriculture organization -- because we believe that environmental protection is as important as culture or agriculture. so this must be reflected in the importance of this organization. the greater its importance, the greater the chance of getting results in terms of environmental protection. time's running out. >> the border region between poland and belarus is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the primeval forest that once stretched across the european plain. the bushka bjoo-veschka as it is known on the polish side is also increasingly becoming a visitor magnet. tourists, environmental campaigners and scientists all flock to this un world heritage site. >> when you've found your place in the world it's hard to explain what's so fascinating about it. it's like with love -- how can you explain exactly what you fell in lov
Nov 2, 2012 8:00pm PDT
a second term we might be able to get that done because we have a lot of long-term un unemployed. i hope some of the tax breaks, such as the breaks on social security payroll taxes can be continued onward from december. i think that's very important to keep money in the hands of the middle class and enabling their spending, and jobs. >> eliot: all the miles you're talking b all of which i'm fully in accord with all predicated with president obama to guide the path. i agree, if he gets the second term. one of the premise that i view and i think you view as one of the misguided policies of mitt romney if you lower the tax breaks you get an outbreak of investment. there was a survey that disputed that. they polled it under political pressure. what is your wisdom as someone who has studied this in great death, would this bring investment as mitt romney high hypothesizes. >> no, between cutting marginal tax rates on the top and creating more jobs or economic growth. clinton increased taxes and we had jobs than when bush cut taxes. yet average economic growth during the years was better than
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
and even suicideion, during the winter months. mont.un goes away on the firstci of october, and it might come out by the first of theby theirt following july. the last of the thing was, gran was in a drinking culture. army officers in those days were expected to drink like gentlemen, which meant that they were expected to drink a lot an ant's vo the effects. grant's boys would start toe slur. so would start to wobble when he had to drink. he was a sorryrr excuse for an officer in the sculpture. he resigned rather than be brought up on charges of dereliction for his drinking. reputation thation that grant acquired in the army. the army between the war withar mexico and the civil war was axd very small and very gossipy club. okay, so grant drinking stoutcla out of the army. no one thought anything of it began,when the civil war grant vaulted over dozens of officers, senior to himself. those who took the light in spreading the stories of grant's drinking. of i tracked down an account ofi tk grant's drinking to the extent that i could. exten then it discovered that on maybe two occasions dur
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